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  • ICT and e-learning re-visited!

    I held a staff meeting recently with the title the same as this blog post! The aims of the meeting were to give the staff time to reflect on their e-learning and ICT use this year as well as to bring it back into the forefront of their minds. Alongside this were some new ideas to have a go and tr...

    Tags: e-learning, ict, somerset

  • Blogs at Somerset

      All of our classes are now operating a class blog which is great to see. Teachers are still at varying levels of experience and confidence but they have taken the first step! We discussed at a recent staff meeting (ICT and e-learning revisited) how these can be well used within programmes...

    Tags: blogs, somerset, e-learning

  • Inquiry and e-Learning TOD

    TOD e-Learning Teacher Only Day started the year off diving head first into some professional learning based around our school's e-Learning with a main focus on Inquiry Learning. For the e-Learning section we re-visited some of the good ideas raised last year and reminded ourselves about...

    Tags: somerset, e-learning, inquiry learning, professional development

  • Information Fluency reading

    The key issues that emerged from this reading were... The information we get is rising a lot faster than expected and is often out of date when we get it. without the proper teaching the childen will often take the first lot of information they read without even looking to see if it is correc...

    Tags: somerset, rata team

  • Personal Learning Goal: To incorporate digital storytelling into my writing program

    What actions do i need to take to achieve my e learning goal ? I will get familiar with digital story telling by researching all the useful websites.   Introduce digital storytelling to my students by showing video clips(examples). Explain what tools and resourc...

    Tags: somerset, digital story telling

  • Starting Google Docs

      This year we are initiating the use of google docs (finally, I hear you say!). It is one of those things that has been on the back-burner for a while now but we are going to kick off with them next term with all our meeting minute documentation. With our recent server upgrade we haven't be...

    Tags: somerset, google docs

  • A Great Website readwritethink

    This term I have been developing a range of learning experiences around literacy and numeracy. I have modelled how to use the sight [www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources]Puzzle Me Words,for developing students initial letter sounds on the Smart Board.Once the studentshave learnt how to use ...

    Tags: somerset, smart board, websites, motivation

  • Identifying and implementing meaningful e-learning experiences for students in literacy & numeracy.

    Kiaora, Well my personal development with the e-learning has been huge!  Returning to the classroom fulltime after 4 years has revealed for me a massive shift in how we plan,think,question and unpack learning.  Having an interactive white board (IWB)/smartboard has definately tested my...

    Tags: somerset

  • Students sharing Leadership within school

          Within our schools these are some of the things our TEKids have been doing in order to share their leadership and further develop their expertise.Students are becoming confident when transfering their ICT capabilities in new situations. At Somerset Crescent opportuniti...

    Tags: somerset, st james

  • Facebook for Whanau

    Earlier this year we set up a school facebook page as another means of communicating with our parents and whanau, a task we are always looking for new and engaging ways to go about! Last year at a hui held at school based around Maori achievement, a number of parents indicated that they would be ...

    Tags: parents, whanau, community, facebook, mantar, somerset